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Vickey Thompson

April 30, 1951 — August 22, 2023

Independence

 

Vickey Jo Thompson, 72, of Independence, MO, passed away on Tuesday August 22, 2023, at Centerpoint Hospital. Vickey was born in Moberly, MO, on April 30, 1951, to Joseph and Betty (Bolin) Spicer. Vickey lived her life in Independence and graduated from Ft Osage High School in 1969. On August 2, 1969, she married Mike Thatcher. From this marriage came two beautiful daughters Kathy and Amy. On April 2, 1982, Vickey married Lawrence (Chip) Thompson and together they had their baby boy David. She was a bus driver for Ft Osage until 1993 when her first grandson was born. Once he was born, she stayed home to help watch him, something she absolutely loved being able to do. She loved nothing more than spending time with her grandchildren. Vickey was an amazing cook and hosted Tuesday night dinner every single Tuesday. She and Chip proudly opened their beautiful home for all holidays and celebrations. Vickey loved to sing and sang to her children and grandchildren from the day they were born. She enjoyed shopping, family time at the lake, traveling and rooting for the Chiefs and the Royals. Vickey got her real estate license in 1988. Chip and Vickey own Realty Professionals Heartland where she was the office manager and event coordinator. 

Vickey is survived by her loving husband Chip, daughters Kathy Thompson (Vern), Amy Mitchell, son David Thompson (Jamie), grandchildren; Jake Thompson (Beth), Trenton Thompson (Taylor), Stephanie Jackley (Luke Robinette), Derrick Jackley, Kolby Thompson, Destiny Friesz, and Peyton Friesz, great grandchildren; Wyatt Thompson, Wade Thompson, Joseph Jackley, and Remington Robinette, sister Cynthia Carrender, brother Joseph Spicer Jr (Lavonne), as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and countless close friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Betty Spicer.  

Her strong faith, kindness, outgoing personality and generosity will be missed.  A visitation for Vickey will be on Friday August 25, 2023, from 1-3:00 p.m. at Speaks Suburban Chapel with services following at 3:00 p.m. She will be laid to rest at Salem Cemetery.

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